Dare to Compare: 2018 Nissan Rogue vs. 2018 Toyota RAV4

2018 Nissan Rogue vs. 2018 Toyota RAV4

If you’re shopping for a compact SUV, you’ll find that there are many to choose from. The 2018 Nissan Rogue and the 2018 Toyota RAV4 are two of the most popular choices. Here’s a look at how these two models compare to each other


When you’re looking for a solid commuter vehicle or family hauler, efficiency is almost always at the top of the list. Both the Toyota RAV4 and the Nissan Rogue offer solid fuel economy, but the Rogue tops the RAV4. While the RAV4 offers up to 23 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway, the Nissan Rogue can get 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway.*

Interior Space

Both the Nissan Rogue and the Toyota RAV4 are built to seat five passengers. Each manages to provide generous room in the rear seats, with the same amount of headroom and legroom in both SUVs. The Rogue provides slightly more headroom and legroom in the front seats than the RAV4, making it the more spacious choice overall.


Both the Nissan Rogue and the Toyota RAV4 are good picks when it comes to safety and security options. Each one offers its own smart safety features. RAV4 models come equipped with tools like Lane Departure Warning and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control. The Rogue is equipped with technologies like Automatic Emergency Braking, Blind Spot Warning, and Rear Cross Traffic Alert.


Both vehicles offer infotainment systems in their cabins, but the RAV4’s Entune® system is more limited in what it offers. The RAV4 can be equipped with features like SiriusXM® Satellite Radio and built-in navigation. However, the Rogue’s system also makes all of these features available, along with advanced door-to-door navigation and seamless smartphone connectivity through Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™.


The 2018 Nissan Rogue offers better fuel economy, more interior space and a wider range of infotainment features than the 2018 Toyota RAV4. To learn more about the Rogue or to take one out for a test drive, stop in for a visit at Rock Hill Nissan.


*EPA estimated. Actual mileage will vary.


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